The Lantern Project will screen for patients who may be suffering from Gaucher disease, Fabry disease, Pompe disease, MPS I, or ASMD, and offer confirmatory DNA testing.
The program marks a expansion of Rosetta Green's focus, which has primarily been on improving crop traits and algae for biofuel production.
New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.
Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.
In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.
The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.